Projection Tweaks

  Posted 8/16 by David Dodds, Exclusive to

These are the tweaks that are +/- 5 fantasy points (since last update) for players that I am projecting at least 25 fantasy points for the season.

Pos Player Team New FP Old FP Change Comments
RB75 Jesse Chatman MIA 29.6 0 29.6 Close to securing backup job to Ronnie Brown.
WR107 Jason Hill SF 27.8 0 27.8 Having a great camp. Could be a factor in 2nd half of season.
WR49 Roddy White ATL 82.4 55.2 27.2 Emerging as the starting WR opposite of Joe Horn.
WR110 Laurent Robinson ATL 26.6 0 26.6 Turning heads in camp. Should see the field some this season.
RB47 Dominic Rhodes OAK 78.4 55.1 23.3 Should challenge for starting gig when he returns.
WR100 Jacoby Jones HOU 44.5 22.8 21.7 Moving up the team's depth charts.
WR101 Charles Sharon JAX 43.2 21.6 21.6 Reggie Williams and Matt Jones in doghouse. Sharon is gaining fast.
RB53 Jerome Harrison CLE 57.5 37.2 20.3 Looks to have secured the backup role behind Jamal Lewis.
WR81 Chris Henry CIN 55.6 36.1 19.5 Having a great camp and no extra police blotters
WR57 Antwaan Randle El WAS 73.2 57.1 16 Ahead of Brandon Lloyd currently for the #2 WR role.
WR95 Dennis Northcutt JAX 47.6 33.8 13.8 Impressing the coaches while Williams and Jones struggle.
RB42 Warrick Dunn ATL 91.3 78.1 13.2 Fast recovery means he is back in the fold.
WR68 Derek Hagan MIA 66 54 12 Emerging as the #2 WR for the Dolphins
QB28 Joey Harrington ATL 185.3 173.7 11.7 Solidifying role as clear cut starter for Falcons
WR47 Demetrius Williams BAL 85.1 74.3 10.8 Having an electric camp. Huge redzone target.
WR63 Keary Colbert CAR 68.4 58.9 9.5 Currently occupying the #2 WR job in Carolina
TE31 Eric Johnson NO 35.8 26.9 8.9 Running with the first team.
WR113 Mike Williams OAK 25 16.5 8.5 Still a project, but looking much better
QB24 Byron Leftwich JAX 223.6 215.4 8.3 Having a great camp. Offense should be improved.
RB21 Adrian Peterson MIN 180.4 172.3 8.1 We expect he emerge as the team's feature back out of camp.
WR51 Troy Williamson MIN 81.2 73.2 8 He and Wade look to be the starters to open up the season.
WR105 Reche Caldwell NE 34.4 27 7.5 Other WRs are banged up. Caldwell's role increasing in camp.
RB9 Rudi Johnson CIN 217.2 210 7.2 OL looks great and grabs more carries with Irons injury.
WR91 David Boston TB 51.6 45 6.6 Is running with the first team in camp.
TE29 Alex Smith TB 36.3 29.8 6.5 Has emerged as the #1 TE over Stevens.
RB10 Laurence Maroney NE 215 209 6 Fully practicing now.
RB29 De'shaun Foster CAR 147.6 141.6 6 Having a great camp to hold DeAngelo Williams off.
TE6 Vernon Davis SF 103.8 97.8 6 Team plans to use him in multiple formations.
WR56 Eric Moulds TEN 73.5 67.5 6 Staring for the Titans in camp.
RB71 Kenny Watson CIN 33.5 27.5 6 Gets uptick because of Irons injury.
RB41 Kevin Jones DET 95.8 89.9 5.8 Not likely to start on the PUP list.
RB16 Willis McGahee BAL 201 196 5 Represents an uptick in yards per carry
WR112 Bryan Gilmore SF 25.1 30.3 -5.2 Losing ground to Jason Hill
WR37 Donte' Stallworth NE 103.1 109.1 -6 Bigger roles perceived for the #3 through #5 WRs
TE25 Jerramy Stevens TB 38.6 45.8 -7.2 Currently playing second fiddle to Alex Smith
RB63 Mewelde Moore MIN 45.4 53.5 -8.1 Taylor will likely push him out of his role if Peterson starts
WR22 Randy Moss NE 139.5 147.9 -8.4 Injuries have him sidelined.
TE28 Ben Troupe TEN 36.5 45.5 -9.1 Bo Scaife is having a great camp.
WR84 Sidney Rice MIN 53.3 62.6 -9.3 Williamson and Bobby Wade look to be the opening day starters.
RB70 T.J. Duckett DET 33.9 43.5 -9.6 Kevin Jones recoverying quickly.
RB8 Joseph Addai IND 221.4 231.5 -10.1 Loss of Tarik Glenn represents a downtick in yards per carry.
TE10 Alge Crumpler ATL 79.9 90.7 -10.8 Still injured so developing no timing with new QB
RB26 Jerious Norwood ATL 155.3 166.5 -11.3 Warrick Dunn will be ready to go in week 1. This is now RBBC.
WR80 Drew Carter CAR 55.7 67.7 -12 Colbert now starting and team looks like they want Jarrett to emerge
RB35 Lamont Jordan OAK 117.2 129.9 -12.7 Dominic Rhodes loooks to be the better player
WR79 Marty Booker MIA 56.2 70 -13.8 Bigger role for Hagan this season
WR93 Tab Perry CIN 50.3 65.7 -15.4 Henry will bounce him from #3 spot when he returns
WR82 Brandon Lloyd WAS 53.8 72.3 -18.5 Lost #2 WR role to Randle El.
WR97 Reggie Williams JAX 45.6 64.3 -18.7 In the doghouse in a big way.
WR69 Michael Jenkins ATL 65.7 86.8 -21.1 Roddy White having a better camp.